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Ancestry of Kit No. 322305

Earliest known ancestor: Daniel Driscoll lived 1800's

1. Daniel Driscoll and his wife Jennie? (research pending) were the parents of Michael Driscoll.

2. Michael Driscoll was born about 1855 in Ireland. He died May 22, 1901 at City Hospital, NYC, NY, USA. He is buried at Calvary Cemetery in Queens NY, May 25, 1901, Section 33, Range 2, Plot H, Grave 3.

His spouse was Julia Kearny, whom he married May 9, 1875, St. Patricks Cathedral, Skibbereen. The parents of Julia Kearney (AKA Carney) were Daniel Kearney and Catherine Foley. Julia was baptized April 1, 1860 in the parish of Skibbereen.

The children of Michael and Julia were:

Jennie, born August 20, 1876, Hollybrook, Abbeystrowry, birth record registered in Skibbereen. (May 1877 according to federal census?)
Spouse was Joseph Flannelly.
Died June 9, 1945, Jersey City Medical Center, buried June 13, 1945, Calvary Cemetery, Queens, NY.

Daniel, born January 2, 1879, Hollybrook, Abbeystrowry.
Married Catherine Murray April 8, 1917, Church of St. John the Evangelist, NYC.
Died September 16, 1970, New Rochelle, NY. Buried September 19, 1970, Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY.

Catherine (Katherine), born October 4, 1885 in Ireland.
Married Richard Thorne.
Died February 17, 1948 in NYC. Buried February 21, 1948, Calvary Cemetery, Queens, NY.

Patrick, born May 26, 1882, Ireland.
Married Annie Hunt.
Not married in 1910 federal census, 1914?
Alive in 1948 according to Catherine's obit.

3. Michael (our ancestor), born September 13, 1887, Bawnbee, Caheragh. Birth registered in Drimoleague, Skibbereen district, Cork, Ireland.
Married Sarah Josephine Herbert June 4, 1916, St. Peter's RC Church, Jersey City, NJ.
Died August 28, 1943, Jersey City, NJ. Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, NJ September 1, 1943, interred with his mother Julia.

John J., born May 31, 1891, Caheragh Parish.
Married Catherine Frayne between 1920 and 1930.
Died May 20, 1940. Buried May 23, 1940, Calvary Cemetery, Queens, NY.

James Patrick Driscoll, born July 22, 1895. Baptism record says July 1, 1894.
Family lore says he was married but no other info.
Buried January 29, 1958, Calvary Cemetery, Queens, NY(see father's grave for info).

Tests Taken: yDNA 37

Susan J. Barretta, Administrator Colin Ferguson, Co-Administrator

Clan O'Driscoll is registered with the Clans of Ireland Ltd

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